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‘Jungle Book’ roars with $103.6 million debut

NBA - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 00:48

NEW YORK (AP) — The Walt Disney Co.’s “The Jungle Book” opened with $103.6 million in North America, making it one of the biggest April debuts at the box office. Jon Favreau’s update of Disney’s 1967 animated version of Rudyard Kipling’s book marks the company’s latest success in turning its classic cartoons into live-action remakes. […]
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‘Jungle Book’ roars with $103.6 million debut

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 00:48

NEW YORK (AP) — The Walt Disney Co.’s “The Jungle Book” opened with $103.6 million in North America, making it one of the biggest April debuts at the box office. Jon Favreau’s update of Disney’s 1967 animated version of Rudyard Kipling’s book marks the company’s latest success in turning its classic cartoons into live-action remakes. […]
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‘Jungle Book’ roars with $103.6 million debut

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 00:48

NEW YORK (AP) — The Walt Disney Co.’s “The Jungle Book” opened with $103.6 million in North America, making it one of the biggest April debuts at the box office. Jon Favreau’s update of Disney’s 1967 animated version of Rudyard Kipling’s book marks the company’s latest success in turning its classic cartoons into live-action remakes. […]

Trial begins for ex-reserve who fatally shot unarmed man

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 00:46

FILE - In this July 13, 2015, file photo, Robert Bates arrives for his arraignment in Tulsa, Okla. The ex-Oklahoma sheriff’s reserve deputy who was recorded on body cameras fatally shooting an unarmed man after a foot pursuit goes to trial Monday, April 18, 2016, for second-degree manslaughter. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Lawyers for an Oklahoma reserve sheriff's deputy who killed an unarmed suspect lying face-down on the ground and being restrained are expected to argue that the victim's drug use and health could have contributed to his death.


Nadal wins ninth Monte Carlo Masters

BBC World News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 00:44
Rafael Nadal wins his ninth Monte Carlo Masters title with a 7-5 5-7 6-0 victory over Frenchman Gael Monfils.
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Person pulled from roof during Lancaster fire

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 00:43

Person pulled from roof during Lancaster fireFirefighters pulled a person off the roof of a burning home in Lancaster County.


Earthquake kills 233 in Ecuador; emergency workers rush in

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 00:40

Earthquake kills 233 in Ecuador; emergency workers rush inThe strongest earthquake to hit Ecuador in decades flattened buildings and buckled highways along its Pacific coast. President Rafael Correa said at least 233 people had died and rescuers were struggling to reach survivors trapped in the rubble.


More than 5M tax returns expected Monday as deadline nears

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 00:37

FILE - This April 13, 2014, file photo shows the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) headquarters building in Washington. Millions of taxpayers face a midnight deadline Monday, March 18, 2016, to file their tax returns, while millions of other Americans seek more time, a six-month extension. The filing deadline was delayed three days beyond the traditional April 15 deadline, because Friday was a legal holiday in the District of Columbia. (AP Photo/J. David Ake, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of taxpayers face a midnight deadline Monday to file their tax returns, while millions of others will ask for more time —a six-month extension. There was a three-day delay beyond the traditional April 15 deadline because Friday was a legal holiday in the District of Columbia.


Mariners at Yankees: Hisashi Iwakuma faces off against Masahiro Tanaka

NBA - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 00:35

Hisashi Iwakuma faces off with fellow countryman Masahiro Tanaka as the Mariners go for the sweep of the Yankees.
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Mariners at Yankees: Hisashi Iwakuma faces off against Masahiro Tanaka

Seattle Mariners - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 00:35

Hisashi Iwakuma faces off with fellow countryman Masahiro Tanaka as the Mariners go for the sweep of the Yankees.
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Mariners at Yankees: Hisashi Iwakuma faces off against Masahiro Tanaka

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 00:35

Hisashi Iwakuma faces off with fellow countryman Masahiro Tanaka as the Mariners go for the sweep of the Yankees.
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Mariners at Yankees: Hisashi Iwakuma faces off against Masahiro Tanaka

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 00:35

Hisashi Iwakuma faces off with fellow countryman Masahiro Tanaka as the Mariners go for the sweep of the Yankees.

Fast times, $16M for charity: Boston Marathon things to know

NBA - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 00:31

BOSTON (AP) — Happy birthday to the Boston Marathon, which turns 120 on Monday. (You don’t look a day over 90.) Here are things to know about this year’s running of the planet’s most venerable footrace: ___ NATION’S OLDEST MARATHON Most Read StoriesDennis Bounds, Jeff Renner among KING 5 staffers taking retirement offersStood up for […]
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Fast times, $16M for charity: Boston Marathon things to know

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 00:31

BOSTON (AP) — Happy birthday to the Boston Marathon, which turns 120 on Monday. (You don’t look a day over 90.) Here are things to know about this year’s running of the planet’s most venerable footrace: ___ NATION’S OLDEST MARATHON Most Read StoriesDennis Bounds, Jeff Renner among KING 5 staffers taking retirement offersStood up for […]
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Fast times, $16M for charity: Boston Marathon things to know

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 00:31

BOSTON (AP) — Happy birthday to the Boston Marathon, which turns 120 on Monday. (You don’t look a day over 90.) Here are things to know about this year’s running of the planet’s most venerable footrace: ___ NATION’S OLDEST MARATHON Most Read StoriesDennis Bounds, Jeff Renner among KING 5 staffers taking retirement offersStood up for […]

College Student Is Removed From Flight After Speaking Arabic on Plane

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 00:27
Khairuldeen Makhzoomi, a senior at the University of California, Berkeley, was taken off a flight after he called an uncle in Baghdad and a passenger overheard him.

Congress considering US-made footwear for military

NBA - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 00:27

SKOWHEGAN, Maine (AP) — A bill in Congress would require the Department of Defense to provide U.S.-made footwear to personnel. The Stepping Up for American Workers and Troops Act is sponsored by Maine Reps. Chellie Pingree, a Democrat, and Bruce Poliquin, a Republican, and Democratic Rep. Niki Tsongas, of Massachusetts. The proposal comes after one […]
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Congress considering US-made footwear for military

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 00:27

SKOWHEGAN, Maine (AP) — A bill in Congress would require the Department of Defense to provide U.S.-made footwear to personnel. The Stepping Up for American Workers and Troops Act is sponsored by Maine Reps. Chellie Pingree, a Democrat, and Bruce Poliquin, a Republican, and Democratic Rep. Niki Tsongas, of Massachusetts. The proposal comes after one […]
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Congress considering US-made footwear for military

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 00:27

SKOWHEGAN, Maine (AP) — A bill in Congress would require the Department of Defense to provide U.S.-made footwear to personnel. The Stepping Up for American Workers and Troops Act is sponsored by Maine Reps. Chellie Pingree, a Democrat, and Bruce Poliquin, a Republican, and Democratic Rep. Niki Tsongas, of Massachusetts. The proposal comes after one […]

Local Zika outbreaks in United States 'likely': U.S. official

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 00:26

A pair of Aedes albopictus mosquitoes are seen during a mating ritual while the female feeds on a blood meal in a 2003 imageBy Diane Bartz WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is likely to see outbreaks of the Zika virus, with perhaps dozens or scores of people affected, said Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, on Sunday. The United States has seen more than 350 cases of people who were infected abroad and then returned to the country but has yet to confirm a case where someone was infected within its borders. The World Health Organization declared a global health emergency in February.